Performance Composites

SMC - Sheet Molding Compound

SMC – Sheet Molding Compound

Premix manufactures Sheet Molding Compounds (SMC) that are primarily used in compression molding. Premix offers SMC's that are suitable for molding a wide range of parts from very small to very large, from flat panel to very complex shapes. Through our Engineered Solutions, SMC's are tailored to specific customer needs providing part performance as well as manufacturing efficiency. The pliable sheet allows enough body for handling and cutting but enough rigidity for manual charge building or automation.

SMC - Sheet Molding Compound
TMC - Thick Molding Compound

TMC – Thick Molding Compound

Premix manufactures Thick Molding Compounds (TMC) that are used in compression, transfer and injection molding. These thermoset materials are manufactured using a unique process that produces a material with the best combined properties of a BMC (excellent flow properties) and SMC (excellent mechanical properties). The glass/paste combining process creates a glass orientation like BMC, while allowing longer fiber lengths (up to 2"), like SMC, to be incorporated. TMC can be delivered to you in festooned sheet, slab or post-extruded slug form.

TMC - Thick Molding Compound
BMC - Bulk Molding Compound

BMC – Bulk Molding Compound

Premix manufactures Bulk Molding Compounds (BMC) that are used in compression, transfer and injection molding processes. BMC is available in bulk bags as well as slug form. The mixing operation can be done in a number of ways. Premix employs three methods for combining glass with paste: a continuous screw mixer, a sigma blade mixer and a plough blade mixer. The process chosen is dependent upon specific product properties, product form and volume.

BMC - Bulk Molding Compound